North Cyprus's version of the Glastonbury Festival, famously held in the UK, has announced its diverse musical line-up. There are only four weeks to go until the third Glastonvicki festival. which will feature rock, indie, hip hop and acoustic performances at the Black Olive Cafe.
Proceeds of the annual event, organised by cafe owner wicki Karaca and Michelle Gray, will go towards the Children in Need foundation (CINF)
Homemade burgers and kebabs, will be available on the day and the bar will be open. Over the years we've had news bands. approaching us all the time, said Mr Karaca It is great to get Strange Union on board, who are very professional and will begin touring in Turkey.
This is the third year and it has been much easier because we know the format. We will work with Laurence Floyd (of CINF) because he is so professional she added/
Debut acts include Ivan "the sax Lavrentev and Mehmet, a guitarist from the popular local band SOS. Brad (Richard Bradley) will make an appearance and special acoustic set from three talented youths will also feature at the Alsancak venue.
Lefkosa based bands Strange Union and The Unknows, who perform RnB and hip hop will aslo play as well as "a surprise must see headliner"
Drummer Totally James will take the stage with his electronic instrumental compositions and promises a surprise twist to his play set.
Easy listening dui Karma will be making a return and for the third year running Victor Nechetov will be showcasing a number of his young talented banks" said Mrs Gray.
We are determined to build on the success of Glastonvicki 2012 and promise that this year will be bigger and better again, with music for all tastes and ages and guaranteed to keep everyone talking for weeks afterwards. she said adding she is currently finalising the play schedule for all eleven acts.
Tickets for the event on Saturday, June 22, from 1,30pm to 11.30pm go on sale this week at the Black olive ad cost 15TL
Those wanting more information should call 0533 835 5133 or visit the Glastonvicki Facebook page.